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Planning for baby. Had vertigo. What tests should we need to undergo before planning?

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planning for babies in the coming year
Posted Sat, 27 Jul 2013 in Pregnancy
Answered by Dr. Raju A.T 4 hours later

Thanks for your query.

Its good to hear you have made a decision, Wish you the best.

If you have any quires regarding conception, kindly place them here.

Waiting for your response,
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Follow-up: Planning for baby. Had vertigo. What tests should we need to undergo before planning? 6 hours later
is there any prior test or things to take up before we plan for it . Is there any time period on which i should stop driniking (im a social drinker, monthly 1 or 2 times). Should my wife take a thyroid test. Some few things i can think off, if there is any advice you can give appreciate it .
Answered by Dr. Raju A.T 42 hours later

Thanks for writing back.

Yes, there are essential set of tests which would be needed to determine the fertility. They are :

Thyroid tests,
Complete blood count with hemoglobin estimation,
A follicular scan
Endometrial thickness estimation

In males:
Semen analysis.

Also yes, you may have to quit drinking till you couple conceive, as drinking can affect the sperm count.

Hope, I answered your query.

Wish you good luck.
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